Interrail is an inexpensive and flexible way to travel to Salzburg. Tip: Discover the city as part of an Interrail trip through Austria or across several countries – you’ll often travel cheaper than with Point-to-Point Tickets.
The city’s most famous son, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was born in 1756 in the “Hagenauer House” in Getreidegasse 9 in Salzburg. His birthplace is now a museum and site of pilgrimage and attracts music and history enthusiasts from around the world. Original documents, letters and memorabilia are waiting to be discovered, as are Mozart’s childhood violin and clavichord.
Hohensalzburg Fortress is enthroned on the Festungsberg, high above the rooftops of the Baroque historical district. The biggest fully preserved castle in Central Europe, this emblem of Salzburg draws millions of tourists to our “City of Mozart” every year. Inside, you can find the Fortress Museum, the Marionette Museum and the Altes Zeughaus. You can get there both on foot and quite easily using the Fortress Funicular.
Beer has been brewed in Salzburg city for more than 600 years. This tradition, created by the prince-bishops of Salzburg long ago, flourishes thanks to modern and creative master brewers and gastronomists who combine history and modernity. This means there is a lot to discover: from the mighty Stiegl brewery to the Augustiner Bräu Kloster Mülln brewery, the wheat beer brewery and numerous craft beers.
Rooted in history yet with its fingers squarely on the pulse of the times – Salzburg is so much more than just a baroque town with a world-famous skyline. In the midst of this city of culture you can find extravagant artworks, refined architecture and modern design. Its highlights include the “Walk of Modern Art” with its fourteen artworks by renowned artists such as Erwin Wurm, Marina Abramovic and Stephan Balkenhol.
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